Table C.2.4
Trends in the percentage of 15- to 29-year-olds in education and not in education, by age group and labour force status, Canada, provinces and territories, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011

Table C.2.4
Trends in the percentage of 15- to 29-year-olds in education and not in education, by age group and labour force status, Canada, provinces and territories, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of trends in the percentage of 15- to 29-year-olds in education and not in education 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, total, employed, not employed and not
employed, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011
In education Not in education In education Not in education In education Not in education In education Not in education In education Not in education In education Not in education
Total Employed Not employedNote 1 Total Employed Not
employedNote 1
Total Employed Not employedNote 1 Total Employed Not employedNote 1 Total Employed Not
employedNote 1
Total Employed Not employedNote 1
percent
OECD averageNote 2  
15 to 29 42.2 43.1 14.7 44.5 40.3 15.2 45.1 39.9 14.9 45.2 40.8 14.0 46.3 38.3 15.4 47.2 37.0 15.8
15 to 19 80.4 11.3 8.9 83.2 8.7 8.2 83.7 8.3 8.2 83.5 8.8 7.9 84.6 7.2 8.3 85.6 6.2 8.3
20 to 24 36.5 46.8 17.2 38.9 43.3 17.8 40.3 42.2 17.5 40.6 43.3 16.0 43.1 39.0 17.9 44.2 37.5 18.4
25 to 29 12.7 68.6 19.3 14.0 66.6 19.4 14.1 67.1 18.8 14.1 68.1 17.8 14.5 65.9 19.5 15.8 64.2 20.0
CanadaNote 3  
15 to 29 43.3 43.6 13.1 43.2 43.9 12.9 44.0 43.5 12.4 43.7 44.2 12.1 43.1 43.7 13.3 43.7 43.0 13.3
15 to 19 81.3 11.4 7.3 80.0 11.9 8.1 80.3 12.7 7.0 80.2 12.5 7.3 80.2 11.6 8.1 81.4 10.9 7.7
20 to 24 36.4 47.9 15.6 36.7 49.0 14.3 39.2 46.4 14.5 38.5 47.8 13.7 38.0 46.8 15.2 40.1 45.3 14.6
25 to 29 11.6 72.1 16.3 12.7 71.2 16.1 12.5 71.7 15.8 12.2 72.5 15.3 12.0 71.7 16.3 12.7 70.3 17.1
Newfoundland and Labrador  
15 to 29 46.4 30.2 23.5 44.6 32.5 23.0 47.2 33.2 19.6 47.9 33.2 18.9 44.8 31.6 23.7 44.3 36.7 19.0
15 to 19 85.9 4.8Note E: Use with caution 9.2 81.9 7.3 10.8 85.6 6.9Note E: Use with caution 7.5 85.2 7.3Note E: Use with caution 7.5 79.5 7.7Note E: Use with caution 12.8 83.6 7.7Note E: Use with caution 8.7
20 to 24 37.5 35.4 27.1 36.0 35.3 28.7 40.6 37.6 21.8 37.0 37.9 25.1 38.5 32.3 29.2 37.3 38.6 24.1
25 to 29 8.0Note E: Use with caution 55.2 36.7 9.5Note E: Use with caution 59.4 31.1 10.2Note E: Use with caution 58.7 31.1 16.5 58.2 25.3 12.5Note E: Use with caution 57.6 29.9 11.7Note E: Use with caution 64.3 24.0
Prince Edward Island  
15 to 29 45.0 37.7 17.4 42.7 39.9 17.5 44.0 39.1 16.8 45.6 41.1 13.3 44.7 40.5 14.8 47.1 39.4 13.5
15 to 19 85.0 7.6Note E: Use with caution 7.4 81.2 12.1 6.7Note E: Use with caution 82.7 8.8Note E: Use with caution 8.5Note E: Use with caution 84.2 12.2 3.6Note E: Use with caution 82.4 8.1 9.5Note E: Use with caution 80.9 11.5 7.7Note E: Use with caution
20 to 24 34.4 43.4 22.3 32.1 46.9 21.0 34.7 41.8 23.5 36.8 44.9 18.2 34.0 48.2 17.8Note E: Use with caution 37.8 46.9 15.3
25 to 29 7.2Note E: Use with caution 68.4 24.4 5.9Note E: Use with caution 67.1 27.0 6.2Note E: Use with caution 74.2 19.5Note E: Use with caution 7.3Note E: Use with caution 73.1 19.6 7.9Note E: Use with caution 74.1 18.1 14.3Note E: Use with caution 66.8 18.9
Nova Scotia  
15 to 29 42.7 41.4 16.0 44.1 41.2 14.7 43.3 40.9 15.8 45.8 40.8 13.5 41.2 41.7 17.1 42.7 41.4 15.9
15 to 19 84.5 10.3 5.2 80.1 11.4 8.5 79.4 12.1 8.5 82.1 11.1 6.8 80.9 9.1 10.0 81.0 10.1 8.9
20 to 24 31.8 46.4 21.8 35.1 48.1 16.9 35.7 46.1 18.2 37.2 46.1 16.7 28.9 51.0 20.1 35.2 48.2 16.7
25 to 29 9.4 69.1 21.4 13.4 67.3 19.3 10.8Note E: Use with caution 67.8 21.5 12.8 69.6 17.6 9.7Note E: Use with caution 68.6 21.8 10.8 66.6 22.6
New Brunswick  
15 to 29 39.1 43.3 17.6 40.4 42.7 16.8 41.9 42.6 15.4 45.1 42.0 12.9 39.8 44.5 15.8 42.1 41.8 16.1
15 to 19 81.6 11.7 6.8 79.3 9.9 10.8 79.0 12.6 8.4 83.3 10.8 6.0 80.7 10.1 9.2 82.1 10.2 7.7
20 to 24 26.7 50.0 23.3 31.7 49.8 18.5 34.9 46.9 18.2 38.4 46.5 15.1 27.7 52.4 19.9 33.8 48.1 18.1
25 to 29 7.5 69.4 23.0 8.4 70.1 21.5 10.0 70.0 20.0 10.4 71.4 18.2 8.0 73.5 18.5 9.2 68.1 22.7
Quebec  
15 to 29 43.0 42.7 14.3 42.5 43.2 14.3 42.1 44.3 13.6 43.2 43.5 13.3 44.0 42.0 14.0 45.1 41.6 13.3
15 to 19 80.2 11.4 8.4 79.1 11.5 9.4 78.0 13.7 8.3 80.1 11.6 8.3 77.0 12.7 10.3 79.6 11.7 8.7
20 to 24 35.8 47.8 16.4 36.7 47.2 16.1 38.1 46.0 15.9 37.9 45.9 16.2 43.2 40.7 16.1 41.6 43.7 14.8
25 to 29 13.6 68.6 17.8 14.4 68.7 16.9 13.8 70.2 16.1 14.4 70.5 15.1 13.5 70.9 15.6 16.2 67.5 16.3
Ontario  
15 to 29 45.0 43.3 11.7 44.2 44.0 11.8 47.3 40.9 11.8 46.4 41.2 12.4 46.3 40.8 12.9 46.1 40.9 13.0
15 to 19 83.2 9.6 7.2 81.0 11.2 7.8 82.8 10.5 6.6 81.8 10.7 7.5 84.5 8.5 7.0 84.1 8.6 7.3
20 to 24 41.2 44.7 14.1 38.9 48.1 13.0 45.0 41.5 13.5 44.3 42.0 13.8 41.5 43.5 15.0 44.4 41.7 13.8
25 to 29 10.8 75.3 13.9 11.9 73.3 14.7 12.6 71.9 15.4 11.5 72.4 16.2 12.7 70.6 16.7 11.8 70.6 17.6
Manitoba  
15 to 29 42.1 46.0 11.9 42.8 46.4 10.8 42.4 45.3 12.3 41.9 46.5 11.6 41.4 46.3 12.3 41.5 46.0 12.6
15 to 19 78.2 15.1 6.7 77.6 16.0 6.4 78.3 14.7 7.0 77.9 15.8 6.3 76.2 15.8 8.0 78.9 13.8 7.2
20 to 24 34.3 53.2 12.5 32.8 54.8 12.4 33.7 52.1 14.2 34.3 52.2 13.5 32.5 54.8 12.7 32.1 53.1 14.8
25 to 29 11.4 71.7 16.9 15.5 70.6 13.9 12.1 71.9 16.0 9.8 74.8 15.4 13.5 70.1 16.4 13.2 71.2 15.6
Saskatchewan  
15 to 29 44.9 43.1 12.0 41.9 46.5 11.5 40.7 48.0 11.3 40.5 49.8 9.7 38.4 50.6 10.9 38.7 47.7 13.5
15 to 19 79.3 14.1 6.5 78.8 14.2 7.0 77.1 15.0 7.9 77.0 16.2 6.7 77.1 16.5 6.4 78.6 14.0 7.4
20 to 24 35.5 50.0 14.6 28.3 58.4 13.2 29.7 57.1 13.2 29.3 60.3 10.4 28.3 58.2 13.4 30.9 53.7 15.4
25 to 29 11.7 72.3 16.0 11.4 73.4 15.2 9.8 77.0 13.2 10.7 77.0 12.3 8.7 78.2 13.1 9.8 72.9 17.3
Alberta  
15 to 29 39.4 49.9 10.6 39.3 50.0 10.7 39.4 50.1 10.5 35.9 53.9 10.1 34.3 53.9 11.8 36.1 51.4 12.5
15 to 19 77.7 16.1 6.2 78.9 14.6 6.5 76.7 18.1 5.2 74.5 18.2 7.2 73.9 17.7 8.4 77.8 14.5 7.7
20 to 24 28.7 58.3 12.9 29.9 57.4 12.7 31.1 56.5 12.4 28.8 60.9 10.4 27.1 59.7 13.3 31.2 54.4 14.3
25 to 29 12.0 75.2 12.8 9.8 77.4 12.8 11.7 74.6 13.7 8.1 79.4 12.5 8.9 77.9 13.2 9.1 76.4 14.4
British Columbia  
15 to 29 42.5 43.2 14.3 45.7 40.8 13.5 43.2 44.7 12.1 43.3 46.4 10.3 42.1 45.1 12.8 43.1 43.6 13.3
15 to 19 80.4 12.1 7.5 80.1 11.9 8.0 80.2 13.0 6.7 80.0 14.4 5.6 79.9 13.2 6.8 80.3 12.2 7.4
20 to 24 34.1 48.7 17.2 40.4 46.1 13.6 36.1 49.6 14.3 35.1 53.8 11.1 37.0 49.2 13.8 39.6 45.7 14.6
25 to 29 11.7 69.7 18.6 14.9 65.9 19.2 12.1 72.4 15.4 14.9 71.0 14.2 11.6 71.1 17.3 14.3 68.6 17.1
Yukon  
15 to 29 44.9 37.9 17.2Note E: Use with caution 41.8 41.1 17.1 38.7 47.0 14.3 40.0 45.3 14.7 32.2 50.7 17.1Note E: Use with caution 33.4 49.6 17.0
15 to 19 79.0 10.2Note E: Use with caution 10.8Note E: Use with caution 71.3 15.1Note E: Use with caution 13.6Note E: Use with caution 72.8 20.6 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 72.5 15.5 12.0Note E: Use with caution 67.1 24.2Note E: Use with caution 8.7Note E: Use with caution 69.8 18.8Note E: Use with caution 11.4Note E: Use with caution
20 to 24 26.3Note E: Use with caution 51.8 21.9Note E: Use with caution 32.7Note E: Use with caution 45.8 21.5Note E: Use with caution 22.8Note E: Use with caution 57.4 19.8Note E: Use with caution 26.7Note E: Use with caution 53.2 20.0Note E: Use with caution 14.8Note E: Use with caution 58.9 26.3Note E: Use with caution 17.9Note E: Use with caution 60.2 21.9Note E: Use with caution
25 to 29 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 71.4 23.5Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 75.6 17.7 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 75.7 19.6Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 79.7 13.4Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 77.9 17.6Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 72.2 18.2Note E: Use with caution
Northwest Territories  
15 to 29 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 37.1 47.6 15.4 32.7 48.2 19.2 39.6 47.1 13.3 34.4 47.8 17.7 36.9 45.5 17.6
15 to 19 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 81.2 9.6Note E: Use with caution 9.2Note E: Use with caution 75.0 11.7 13.2Note E: Use with caution 78.0 14.7Note E: Use with caution 7.4 74.3 13.1 12.6 76.2 12.6Note E: Use with caution 11.3Note E: Use with caution
20 to 24 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 17.7 63.7 18.6Note E: Use with caution 15.1Note E: Use with caution 57.2 27.7 19.2Note E: Use with caution 55.7 25.1 19.9 54.4 25.7Note E: Use with caution 21.8 52.1 26.1
25 to 29 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published 73.7 19.0 6.2Note E: Use with caution 76.8 17.0 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 84.7 8.2Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 78.8 15.6Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 78.1 16.8Note E: Use with caution
Nunavut  
15 to 29 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 31.9 36.4 31.7 31.3 40.9 27.8 30.6 33.6 35.8 32.4 30.9 36.6
15 to 19 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 66.7 10.5Note E: Use with caution 22.8 68.8 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 24.6Note E: Use with caution 65.9 8.1Note E: Use with caution 26.1 64.6 10.1 25.3
20 to 24 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note F: too unreliable to be published 43.3 39.8 13.9Note E: Use with caution 51.8 34.3 11.7Note E: Use with caution 39.0 49.3 14.4Note E: Use with caution 34.1 51.5
25 to 29 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 59.6 34.6 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 70.4 25.5Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 61.4 34.4 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 58.3 36.7
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